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Zubeldia, Miren; Goñi, Eider; Díaz, Maravillas; Goñi, Alfredo – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The aim of this study is to analyze the psychometric properties of the Musical Self-Concept Questionnaire (CAMU), an abbreviated and culturally adapted Spanish language version of the Music Self-Perception Inventory (MUSPI) developed by Vispoel. Participants comprised 1,126 students from professional and advanced conservatories located in…
Descriptors: Self Concept Measures, Psychometrics, Music, Questionnaires
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Mitchell, Nancy – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
Evaluative performances, such as conservatory examinations and competitions, frequently play a significant role in piano instruction in many parts of the world. Many students participate in these performances as a result of the perception that a program of instruction that is focused on standardized curriculum and evaluation practices will be of…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Motivation, Music, Music Education
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Thomson, Paula; Jaque, S. Victoria; Baltz, Ann – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
Opera singers face psychological and occupational demands that often compromise well-being and career satisfaction. In this repeated measures study, professional and pre-professional opera singers participated in either a two-week or four-week intensive training program that was designed to enhance performance skills. Curriculum was taught in an…
Descriptors: Opera, Music, Music Education, Multivariate Analysis
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Upadhyay, Durgesh K.; Dalal, Ajit K. – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
This study explores learners' perspectives on the prevalent pedagogy being followed in an institutionalized setup in teaching Hindustani music; their preferences for learning (one to one, one to many, etc.) and the importance of riaz to them; the dynamics of teacher-student relationship; and the factors contributing to their creative music making.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Music, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Orman, Evelyn K. – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
This study examined the effects of virtual reality immersion with audio on eye contact, directional focus and focus of attention for novice wind band conductors. Participants (N = 34) included a control group (n = 12) and two virtual reality groups with (n = 10) and without (n = 12) head tracking. Participants completed conducting/score study…
Descriptors: Novices, Musicians, Musical Instruments, Computer Simulation
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Johnson, Christopher; Williams, Lindsey; Parisi, Joseph; Brunkan, Melissa – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of the present investigation was to analyze the teaching characteristics and instructional patterns of an expert teacher, and then to examine whether those observed teaching aspects could transfer into a musical setting. A teacher of swimming was videotaped giving the first four swim lessons to a 2-year-old child. Recordings were…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Music, Teacher Characteristics, Expertise
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Rose, Paige – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purposes of this research were to discover the effects of manual (hand) and pedal (foot) movements, tempo, and gender on steady beat accuracy. Participants (N = 119) consisted of male (n = 63) and female (n = 56) kindergarten students randomly divided into two groups, counterbalanced with regard to school, homeroom, and gender. Participants…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Music Education, Motion, Gender Differences
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Dye, Keith – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to document behaviors of applied music teachers and students, as they occurred in online lessons with instructional delivery facilitated through desktop videoconferencing. The author examined the use of desktop videoconferencing in the delivery of applied music instruction to six middle school-aged band students…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Music Education, Teacher Behavior, Student Behavior
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Bennett Walling, Catherine – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine whether secondary choral directors employed at international schools implemented a multicultural education in their programs. Participants (N = 126) were secondary choral directors working at international schools in 59 different countries. A researcher-designed questionnaire was used to collect…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Music Teachers, Singing, Multicultural Education
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Whitener, John L. – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this article is to answer the question of how we might use the elements of cooperative learning in school band classes in the United States. Current school band programs use age-old traditions that overemphasize group and individual competitiveness, stress large ensemble performance at the expense of all other activities, are…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Music Activities
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Kruse, Adam J. – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
Music education scholarship in the areas of popular, vernacular, and participatory musicianship has grown in the past decades; however, music education research concerned specifically with hip-hop has been relatively scarce. Because hip-hop music can differ tremendously from the traditional western genres with which many music educators are most…
Descriptors: Music Education, Popular Culture, Teaching Methods, Classification
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Hargreaves, Wendy – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The 12-key approach is considered a foundational practice strategy for jazz instrumentalists. Its relevance to vocalists, however, seems less clear. This article investigates improvising jazz vocalists' perceptions and experiences of using the 12-key approach as distinguished from instrumentalists'. It uses data from a two-phase, mixed methods…
Descriptors: Singing, Music, Creative Activities, Mixed Methods Research
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Roels, Johanna Maria; Van Petegem, Peter – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
Existing studies have demonstrated how children compose, experiment and use their imagination within the conventions of the tonal idiom with functional harmony. However, one area of research that has hardly been explored is how tonality emerges in the compositions of children who compose by transforming their own non-musical ideas, such as their…
Descriptors: Imagination, Figurative Language, Freehand Drawing, Musical Composition
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Hogenes, Michel; van Oers, Bert; Diekstra, René F. W.; Sklad, Marcin – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The present study aims to contribute to the understanding of the effects of music education, in particular music composition as a classroom activity for fifth- and sixth-graders. The intervention (experimental condition) focused on a three-step-model for music composition, based on the Cultural Historical Activity Theory of education, and has been…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musical Composition, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Williams, Lindsey R.; Trakarnrung, Somchai – International Journal of Music Education, 2016
The purpose of this investigation was to acquire a better understanding of the decision-making process of Thai pre-service music education students and their expectations of their post-graduation professional activities. Demographic data was gathered as well as self-reported participant influences regarding choosing to major in music education. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers, Music Education
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